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 Expert  729878

Expert in Natural Gas, LNG, Fertilizers, Grains, Bio-fuels, Agricultural & Industrial Chemicals, Mining & Ores. Ag & Mining Equipment, Speciality & Commodity Chemicals,


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has over 19 years of manufacturing, operational, senior management, finance and sales experience with major/leading producers, importers/exporters, traders of fertilizers, ag seed and chemicals, application/ag equipment, bio-fuels, and mining ores. He has current and past financial, accounting and senior management experience in public and private companies. He founded Premier Financial & Consulting LLC in 2004 and has a diversified manufacturing and financial services background.

He was a Controller and Business Analyst at industrial and agriculture chemical plants for FMC Corporation, Monsanto, and Solutia diversified chemical companies and Simplot Co. Expert held various financial and senior management positions at Citigroup, ING Direct federal bank and the former Chase Manhattan bank. Expert holds an MBA in Finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University in the U.S.

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agricultural chemical formulation

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agricultural chemistry

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agricultural crop

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agricultural machine

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agricultural management

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agricultural pesticide

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agricultural plastic

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alfalfa

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ammonia fertilizer

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ammonium nitrate

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ammonium phosphate

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anhydrous ammonia

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biodegradable oil

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biodiesel technology

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calcium phosphate

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canola

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cereal grain

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coking

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fertilizer technology

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fumigant

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grain elevator

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granulation

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grass seed

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insect growth regulator

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manure

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natural pesticide

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oilseed

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organic fertilizer

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pesticide

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phosphate by-product

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phosphate chemistry

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phosphate compound

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phosphate fertilizer

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phosphonate

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phosphoric acid

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plant nutrition

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potassium carbonate

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potassium chloride

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potassium nitrate

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rapeseed oil

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seed broadcasting

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seed coating material

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seed oil extraction

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soil amendment

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soybean meal

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soybean oil

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soybean processing

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urea

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vegetable breeding

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vegetable crop

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vegetable oil


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1996   MBA   Finance   Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Management   Honors
1991   BA   Business   Brigham Young University   Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Energy, NPK & Ag Division

 

President, Principal Consultant

 

He is an industry consultant and provides pricing, supply, demand, capacity, other forecasts, historical data and opinions. He does competitor analysis, research, financial and product data, thoughts, and work.

2000 to 2006

 

Simplot Companuy

 

Industrial, Energy & Agriculture - AgriBusiness

 

Director of Finance

 

Provided strategic direction, planning & analysis for the business ($1.4Bn revenue) and identified new business opportunities with presentations to CEO, Board of Directors, and Group President/executives; worked with company Investment bank partners on business development, M&A projects, valuations, and negotiations

Performed quantitative analysis, due diligence and modeling for M&A, JVs, and marketing alliances; business restructurings, negotiations and productivity improvements: NPV, discounted cash flow work


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

AICPA

Professional Appointments

The Fertilizer Institute Economics Commitee. President 2002 - 2004.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Founder of a global financial, accounting and consulting company. Consulted in Ukraine/Russia – hedge fund investing in Former Soviet Union real estate, ag. - provided pricing, supply, demand forecasts, realtionships with companies, people for imports/exports, Western business practices, other.
  • Manage a base of 50+ clients including institutions, hedge funds, private equity, buyout, pension funds, individuals: consulting with domestic/international clients; Firms include Goldman, Credit Suisse, Citadel, Fortress, Bain Capital, Och-Ziff, Soros Capital, McKinsey, MAN Group, SAC Capital, UBS, Boston Consulting Group, Farralon
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in international vendor sourcing.
  • Expert for consulting on Marketing and Product Demand Analysis.
  • Expert for consulting on Fertilizer to help develop a fertilizer investment.
  • Expert for consulting on Hydrolized Portein.
  • Expert for consulting on Anhydrous Ammonia.
  • Ammonia expert for consulting on Large Scale Ammonia EPA RMP Permitting.
  • Expert in Biogas Fertilizer.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Manage a base of 50+ clients including institutions, hedge funds, private equity, buyout, pension funds, individuals: consulting with domestic/international clients;

Consult in the energy, industrial/diversified chemicals, mining industry segments. Clients are hedge/mutual funds and PE firms in major money cities such as New York, London, Singapore

Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on controlled release fertilizer.
  • Expert for consulting on ammonia fertilizer fatality accident.
  • Expert in anhydrous ammonia fertilizer safety for toxic tort litigation case.
  • Expert for consulting on Phosphate fertilizer production.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2008 to 2008   Ukraine and Russia   Consulted in Ukraine/Russia – hedge fund investing in Former Soviet Union real estate, ag. and industrials
2002 to 2005   Trinidad   Successfully valued ($2.7B) and closed M&A deals ($785M) in U.S. and Trinidad; portfolio divestitures of $31M; negotiated business deals, loan assumptions, terms and assets/liabilities with lenders/buyers
2004 to 2006   Australia   He identified Australian fertilizer, ore, and ag assets and companies for M&A. Traveled in Eastern Australia and completed M&A projects.
2000 to 2011   Canada   Continuous project and consulting work in Alberta, Saskatwan., Manitoba, and British Columbia - energy (ie. oil sands, natural gas), fertilizers, ag seed, chemicals, grains, other.
1996 to 1998   France   He speaks and writes French - internal audit for FMC Corp.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
French  

Market Research:
Manage a base of 50+ clients including institutions, hedge funds, private equity, buyout, pension funds, individuals: consulting with domestic/international clients;

Consult in the energy, industrial/diversified chemicals, mining industry segments. Clients are hedge/mutual funds and PE firms in major money cities such as New York, London, Singapore

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Seminars for global fertilizer, energy, expert networks - ie. International Fertilizer Association, The Fertilizer Institute, USDA.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Successfully valued ($2.7B) and closed M&A deals ($785M) in U.S. and Trinidad; portfolio divestitures of $31M; negotiated business deals, vendor relationships, loan assumptions, terms and assets/liabilities with lenders/buyers globally with multiple companies,clients, hedge funds, PE firms, individual investors, and banks.

Other Skills and Services

Expert A. Expert has more than 19 years of financial, accounting and senior management experience in public and private companies. He founded Premier Financial & Consulting LLC in 2004 and has a diversified manufacturing and financial services background.

He was a Controller and Business Analyst at industrial and agriculture chemical plants for FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company and Simplot Co. Expert held various financial and senior management positions at Citigroup, ING Direct federal bank and the former Chase Manhattan bank. Expert holds an MBA in Finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.


 

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